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    December 18, 2012
    5:00 - 6:28pm PST  

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all, while rifle sales begin to spike - including here in the bay area. more on that ahead. but first - catherine heenan has more on the connecticut school massacre. catherine? >>catherine: it's been four days since the school shooting in connecticut. the people of newtown are trying to return to some sense of routine.even as more children are buried. the children headed back to school tuesday were met by specially trained teachers. those staffers spent monday with experts - learning how to best handle the aftermath of the tragedy. the children >> one of the best things that we could do is have a sense of a return to normalcy. school as part of that. >>catherine: the children of sandy hook elementary are 'not' back in class yet. and probably won't be until after christmas. moving trucks continue to empty out their building.moving equipment to a vacant middle school where they'll go back to class.meantime.the sad string of funerals
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continued. 6-year-old jessica rekos is one of the 20 children gunned down friday morning. her funeral service began only minutes after another one - for classmate james mattioli - had wrapped up. while investigators promise answers in what happened. many wonder if it will ever really be clear why 20-year- old adam lanza did this. the fbi is trying to recover information from his hard drive.but one agent said 'the kid knew what he was doing' - referencing the fact adam apparently deliberately destroyed his hard drive to erase valuable evidence. a home search turned up no mental health medication. and authorities say lanza left no note or letter. no explanation for why he targeted innocent children. the one person who might have offered some answers - adams mother nancy. another of his victims. police say he shot her 4 times in the head. today one of the people visiting a memorial was a former schoolmate of adam's. alan diaz know him
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back in 2008.when he was a high school freshman and adam lanza was a sophomore. >> "we all kind knew that like you know, he had problems socially and we had a feeling that there might have been something wrong with him, but obviously we never asked, we never thought it was our place to do so." >> "the acts he did that day might have been evil, but at one time.he was just another kid." >>catherine: across the country. the debate over tighter gun control is in overdrive. and today president obama reaffirmed his support of a plan to introduce a bill to ban assault weapthe white house press secretary made the announcement. >> he is actively supporting of of feinstein's and state of intent to reviand provide a piece of legislation that would reinstate and revive a piece of legislation. >>catherine: the president also wants to close a gun
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show loophole. and ban high capacity ammunition clips. >>pam: the maker of one of the guns used during the school shooting. is now up for sale. the private equity firm - "cer-berus capital management" - is selling freedom group. that is the maker of the bushmaster 2- 23 rifle. the firm wants to avoid the intensified gun control debate and to - quote- protect the interests of its clients. one of those clients is the california state teachers' retirement system. the action comes after officials with california's huge teacher pension fund said, they were reviewing a $600- million investment in cer-berus, in light of the connecticut shooting. the firm issued this statement. quote - "we believe that this decision allows us to meet our obligations to the investors. whose interests we are entrusted to protect. without being drawn into the national gun control debate." and one side of that debate, is calling for stricter gun control laws. which has sent weapons sales sky-rocketing. kron4's scott rates is live
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in livermore. scott? >>reporter: this is such a heated debate. many people are asking for stronger gun debate regulations or others are wanting to purchase one for their protection. it is no exception for this shot and livermore this is one hour ago. you can see this- shop in livermore. randy collins is the owner. he has owned this for over five years. as of yesterday, the sales have doubled. normally, they would sell anywhere from 15-20 per day. since yesterday, they have sold 100 guns. i asked mr. collins about the screening process this is what he said. >> there is a lot of chance of interaction. if i get a really bad feeling i would
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ask them serious questions and it would get the wrong answers. in self-defense. if i get a bad feeling a will not sell them a gun i feel like i have an obligation to keep guns out of the wrong hands. as a gun dealer. >>reporter: types of different funds. handguns, rifles, with very different --guns and also ammunition has been sold. reporting live, kron 4. >> the n-r-a is finally breaking its silence four days after the connecticut the nation's largest gun rights organization - making its first public statements today after a self-imposed media blackout that left many wondering how it would respond to the killings. >> "shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders."
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they wanted to give families to mourn to make sure that they wanted to have a time before they issued a statement and never happens again." in a statement, the group says its members were quote "shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders." wanted to give families time to mourn before making its first public statements. the organization - pledging to "help to make sure this never happens again" and is for friday. with the recent shooting - a re-ignited gun control debate - and a spike in gun sales. asking what, if anything you plan on doing. buying a rifle before a possible ban? getting rid of your weapon if you have one? the poll results later tonight. >>pam: stay with kron-4 as we continue to follow the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. we'll have much more tonight at 5-30. >> in vallejo - two children. a 12- and a 13- year old. arrested, and accused of stealing a rifle. they allegedly took the on irene drive. investigators tell kron4's haaziq madyun. it all led to a very tense situation for law enforcement. >> "it is a dangerous situation, you get a call kids with a gun, you never know what could happen in that incident"
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>>reporter: two young boys holding a rifle casehere on columbus parkway in vallejo that was the 911 call made to the california highway patrol office monday at around 1:15pmafter this womanspotted two kids acting strange along this hillsideshe asked us not to reveal her identity >> "well i clearly saw that was a rifle case, and the suspiciousness is they were trying to duck down, which made me jump to 911 muchshe says the two juveniles >>reporter: ran up this hillwhich happens to be right across from the solano community college chp sgt. dionna mcdermot picks it up from there >> "the officers strategically put their patrol vehicle in this location so they would be between the suspects and the school" >>reporter: vallejo police were called inand made the arrests of the two juvenilesa police commander here confirmed that the weapon was stolen.and that one of the boys told investigators that he was willing to shoot a police officer if that officer got
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too close to the location where they were hidinghowever no shots were fired as the two boys gave themselves up to police without incidentin vallejo, haaziq madyun-kron 4 news >>pam: a spike in residential and auto burglaries has both residents and police on high alert in morgan hill. kron four's rob fladeboe shows you where it is happening and how the community is working together to try and prevent such crimes. >>reporter: rothis resident,in his 27 years here on bluebonnet way, morgan hill resident joe vasquez is troubled by the burglaries. >> usually, this is a good neighbor i've lived here a long time i of it seldom seen violence. or a break- in. >>reporter: since november 1st, there have been nine residential burglaries and fifteen auto burglaries in morgan hill with what police describe as a 'significant spike' in the break-ins on bluebonnet way, peppertree
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drive, jasmine way and almond way here in the greenleaf neighborhood. >> the wall and knocked on the door, try to get someone to answer the door. if nobody will answer, there will knock the door, louder. there will knock on the windows and nobody answers they will get more brazen and go to the back yard. and to make entry. >>reporter: police have stepped up patrols in the area. this officer responding within minutes to reports of a suspicious vehicle. residents got letters from police with advice about locking doors, securing property and keeping holiday gifts out of sight. joe vasquez put a security camera on his garage. >> making sure that the nothing sole of vehicle and visible. -- nothing in
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that visible inside of the vehicle. >>reporter: police say the culprit could also be someone familiar with the area and suggest residents form or join a neighborhood watch group. in morgan hill >> there will case the neighborhood, come in and take it and they are gone. >> also this could be somebody that is familiar with the area. perhaps they would think about forming a neighborhood watch group. rob fladeboe kron 4 news >>pam: also in morgan hill, the search is on for a bank robber. police released this photo from a surveillance camera. the wells fargo bank at the corner of monterey road and main street. about 1:45 saturday afternoon. he passed a note to a teller, demanding money and said that he had a gun. no gun was seen and no one was hurt, but the man escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. and was last seen heading south on monterey road.
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>> colder weather and rain set to hit the bay area. you're looking live from our camera atop mount tamalpais. it is getting dark now. but i bet it is cold out there. and a live look at downtown san francisco. skies are i'm here in the kron4 weather center with erica kato. we had some really cold morning weather? >> if you thought this morning was called wait until you see tonight. there is a frost advisory antifreeze warning for the north bay. beginning after 3:00 a.m. with a frost- advisory warning. and a freeze-warning. we are in freezing temperatures in vallejo. we are going to see temperatures drop. this could be one of the coldest evenings and mornings so far. temperatures between 30
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and 34 degrees. you can anticipate frost, slippery sidewalks and even black ice. >>pam: a sinkhole is undermining a portion of marsh creek road near morgan territory road. in clayton. the contra costa county department of public works says, a cavern, eight- feet in diameter was discovered underneath the asphalt yesterday. the road was closed overnight until crews could begin repairs. they believe it was caused. when an old storm drain gave way during the heavy rains. >> it is one of those situations when it is probably over 50 years, corroded the infrastructure underneath the surface. it just gets washed along. >>pam: crews today are reinforcing the trouble spot on the roadway with steel plates. until a permanent fix can be made. eye on that area during the
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next round of rain expected this week. >> america moving closer to going off the fiscal cliff. but what exactly does that mean to you? the latest on negotiations -- and the tax implications -- after the break. >>catherine: wwe're continuing to follow the developments in the school shooting in conneticut. today - two more little children were buried. while others are returning to school. a full report from newtown - at 5-30.
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>>pam: taxes could be on the way. tonight, kron4's dan kerman if talks about what you can do before the end of the year. to protect what's in your but first - catherine heenan has an update on where negotiations stand right now. catherine? >> there's some optimism that lawmakers are closing in on a budget deal. president obama and house speaker john boehner have been continuing to talk. a couple of details on where things stand: boehner would allow income tax rates to rise for people making more than a million dollars a year.and would hold rates
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where they are for everyone making less. initially - republicans didn't want 'any' taxes to go up. and the president would freeze income tax rates for taxpayers making 400- thousand dollars or less.he originally wanted that number to be 200-thousand. >>pam: kron 4's dan kerman joins us now. and dan tax accoutants and investment advisors are seeing their phones ring off the hook, as investors want to know what they can and should do to protect themselves before we go off the cliff. what are you hearing >> pam, the key here is that there are still a lot of unknowns as it relates to the fiscal cliff. and how that might impact tax rates but accountants and investment advisors say there is a tax we do know is coming and you may want to take action before the end of the year.. we're talking about the new individuals earning more than 200-thousand dollars and couples earning more than 250-thousand dollars. >> they will pay a medicare tax on income derived from the sale of stock, dividends, from taxable interest. from rent. or any
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source of income that was not burned and come on the job through salary. >> kevin gahagan with mosaic financial partners in san francisco says. if you know you have a big purchase next year requiring you to cash out of some of your investments, you might consider cashing out before the end of the year. to avoid that tax. >>pam: there are also concerns of the higher capital gains tax? >> yes. it could be higher, or that is another reason if you aren't born to need cash. in the need to cash out your investments it is possibly better to do it now. as opposed to-if your - know that you kn need cash. you're going to need possible cash next week. >> there is a clear evening
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tonight with high clouds in the distance. temperatures not that bad with 40's and 50's. however, changes with a freeze warning for the north bay valleys and a frost advisory. do not be surprised if you see upper 20s. with mainly clear conditions. tomorrow, similar to what we saw today if not cooler. however, let us focus our attention on the morning lows. 20's in napa. certainly, bundle up. keeping your scarf handy. although it will be sunny temperatures are going to be struggling into the 50s. here is a look at the 50s. the 50s in fairfield, concord. and we do have wet weather even know tomorrow
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is going to be dry for this system is going to drop in from the gulf of alaska. with chances of rainfall likely thursday after 10:00 a.m. the rainfall through crescent city, you, it could press its way south and impacting the bay area. plenty of rainfall with even more new the coast. shores could continue for the weekend. >> the oakland a's make a major change sports, coming up at 5:30 with jason.
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>> the gun control increases. the debate which is on. many people are weighing in on our facebook fan page 34% are going to purchase a gun. 9% are
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recently purchasing one for self-defense. however, there are also some that want portion wanted to possibly get rid of one. we will be right back
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>>this just in to the kron 4 news room san jose city college is on lockdown. they have recently been reported a man with a gun. they are not taking any chances this is live video. from sky 7 abc seven. this campus is 2300 moore park we will have
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an update with our news crew leader. san jose city college is on the lockdown after reports of a man on campus with a gun. we will continue to keep you up to date on developments. we will be right back.
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: the aftermath. young victims buried -- while other children return to school. 27 people including the gunman were killed in and tory dunhuam latest. >> with more services and actual back to class in
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newtown connecticut on tuesday. but it was hardly back to normal >> i feel nervous but at the same time i feel happy to be back in school. >> it is tragic. we are stunned and we have to keep going with our lives. >> educators will discuss the age appropriate manner. the sandy hook elementary will be moved to another facility and administrators will not return to class is until january. for these trucks have been trucking out supplies which is still a crime scene. gun-control, gun rights has been an issue. west virginia. >> we a 20 beautiful babies that were slaughtered. that cannot be tolerated in america. >> the grassroots is
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meeting with the british campaign to talk about the gun violence and columbine victims. >> these people refuse to be statistics they have been through hell and back and they do not want it to happen to others. >> funerals began on monday with 20 children, they said their final goodbyes to two more six year-olds.. ho >>pam: san jose state college is on lockdown. emergency crews are on the scene it they are trying to go through the campus buildings and determined if somebody is there. this is video from sky 7 abc seven. police and law enforcement are trying to make sure that the area is safe. san jose
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city college. . there could be students in the area but there are no door toward facilities. no-karsh storm facilities. we will say that there is the san jose city college is on the lockdown. a man with a gun has been reported to be on campus. we will keep you updated. >> school safety on the minds of many is. fairfield police say, this threat charges. no idea what they're walking into. these second graders, spoke to the police chief
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about telling them about their experience and to say thank-you. >> writing is a powerful tool. i think that been kind and a key the thing to note reinforces that people are listening and they will be surprised when the chief jordan comes in. >> hello, kids. >> to show his appreciation. chief howard jordan surprised at the cost and the kids were stunned. not only that he responded and the-children respond. >> he read some of these. >> der chief recording, thank you. . -chief jordan. what are those stripes? >> these are sergeant stripes. >> and this is even miniature police badges. >> also, i would like to also be a fashion designer.
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>> the chief is used to getting letters and not all of them are so kind. he wanted to see that police are approachable, responsible and there to keep them safe of home, safe and afte hom and at school. for >> we wanted to make sure that this was personal and i was very moved. >> they qiqiha plann on coming here -- chief jordan planned on visiting here before that tragic connecticut tragedy justin waldman, kron 4 news. >> and they discovered the bodies of four people
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officials are saying that this investigation continues saturday. called to a horrific scene colorado authorities were called to a place that left four people dead. it happened in this neighborhood in longmont in the longview estates subdivision-- about 40-miles north of denver. police say they received an four in the morning. when they arrived on the scene, they discovered the bodies of four people. officials say an investigation is now under way. >> temperatures in the 20's with an active storm pattern returning on thursday that could return with the heaviest rainfall on thursday. that could go friday with gusting winds at 40 m.p.h. ishowers continuing with details on what we can expect in my next report. >>pam: the a's are making a little offseason news by bringing in a player from japan. .kron four's jason appelbaum joins me with more on the
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story. >> yes. shortstop heroyuki nakajima is a 8-time all- star in japan.he'll replace stephen drew who was signed by boston yesterday the a's introduced nakajima at a press conference today. it's that time of year. the naming of the top youtube 30 years old, with a lifetime 300 hitter. that is anybody's guess how which translates but nobody thinks that will make such as a big of an import as the cuban import suspect thibut he seems to have a good sense of humor.
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>> he says that billy bean is really sexy and coil that is why i signed. [laughter] >> and the thank-you very much. >> clearly, he knows where his bread is buttered. and the in-flight movie. money paul [laughter] but his money- ball... movie probably the in-flight movie. >> maybe some people are hoping for some personality for the baseball? >> thank-you. >> we are continuing to follow develop that it's out of san jose city college is on the lockdown at this hour. a report of the man on campus with a gun. the authorities are searching
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and with the school safety issues there is concern and they're not taking any chances. this is a live look and we will continue to follow this and gather more information.
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>>pam: now for today's market update. stocks post strong gains for the second straight day. as traders remain optomistic about the prospect of a "fiscal cliff" deal in washington. on wall street. the dow surged 116-points. nasdaq rose 44-points. and the s- and-p 500 jumped up 16- points. >> now today for the winners and the losers. rob ? samsung has backing off of its patent lawsuit with apple shares are reacting positively? >> this twitter $19 billion
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industry never so happy for each other but the united states court ordered that apple cannot do an injunction on the samsung products. and samsung said we're going to pull the injunctions of the products that we're going to if.. it is a great media store but was never good for stock. >> and now they are born to agree to cut it out in the marketplace. >> and they're going to duke it out in the marketplace -- and also holiday travel. that is a loser? >> it is going to be roth this year. hotels are full, flights are full. if you have not already made plans? there is already an increase from last year. with 11
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million californians are also going to trouble and the costs are up. nearly $500 for the average flight. the terminals, and within 90% capacity. security, late, baggage fees. >> and for the airlines? >> and if you would extrapolate the economy is doing well. >> facebook. some wheat, shape or form if they are dictating what is on store shelves. >> this could be a great business store with major retailers are trying to use facebook to see what they want. do you want a purple purse? or a different color scheme. macy's, wal-mart, best buy, they're all trying to figure it out. facebook is becoming a bit more
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savvy and on a side note. 1200 million dollars worth of revenue. one of the biggest is on at the log out screened.. >> they see a lot of that, that is interesting. and our last when there is britney spears. what a great comeback. >> she is 31 years old people love a comeback story. $58 million. and can you name any one song? >> if it breaks my heart that taylor's deat swift--taylor swiftly pulled and 51 million. but britney did great with elizabeth arden
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partnership. and she was young enough to survive for scandal. >> great, thank you. >>pam: to begin our developing story san jose city college is on the lockdown after report came on police -- report came from that and more information about the situation on campus. there was a gunman on campus. this from our facebook fan page. this from dave students bother. class was canceled yesterday after somebody reported a knife on campus and there was a call into our newsroom. that said they were alerted to this situation by an automatic
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emergency system that is hooked up to the system phone emergency. it was broadcast on campus. the woman was at the tech center they are looking at the what was right now and they can see tonight students passing by. as we can see them if they're not aware? they are yelling them to get out and did this situation is definitely influx will keep you posted. >> thank-you. we are taking this live look outside at roof cam skies will continue. pretty cold temperatures. a frost advisory. with frosty
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conditions on the windshield. be aware. 30's in oakland, and the 30's also for the cold conditions in livermore. as we see the afternoon highs fifties. danville. i did nothing to we're going to see any rainfall just cold temperatures. petaluma, 52 degrees that is the max. 50s in oakland and wet weather with active weather for the bay area on thursday. the futurecast showing that it was possibly by 10 of a clock but clearly that will impact by later thursday
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evening. if your going in the higher elevations, tire chain laws in effect. your kron 4 7 day around the bay rainfall for the weekend. >>pam: a pioneer in journalism, ben williams one of the first african- american he was the first black reporter for the san francisco examiner. in the first black male as a television reporter in the bay area. and starting at channel 5 and stay there for the entire broadcast career. and also bill the davis started to gather in 1966. --belva.. davis.. were broadcast, together in 1966. >> as a reminder, our top
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story sends a city college. they are checking buildings that an accurate report it of a man has not yet been confirmed of a man on campus with a gun. 2100 block of moore ave in san jose city college..
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sleep train thanks all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you. - thank you. gracias por su ayuda. thank you.
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>> the vigil in pleasanton, and school back in session in sandy hook although there were funerals. san jose city college has been on the lockdown of a report of a man on campus with a gun. of that, coming up at 6:00 p.m.....
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: tonight at six. we start with a developing story. san jose city college is on lockdown at this hour. after reports of a man on campus with a gun. this is a live picture from sky7 h-d, a-b-c7 news. campus police say they are searching the campuse for a the suspect. the campus has been locked down since 430 this called and reported seeing a man with a gun on the campus.
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this is a map of the campus. san jose city college is located on the 21-hundred block of moorpark avenue. we have a crew heading to the area. we'll continue to keep you updated and the kevicki? >> we have been communicating with people, this father james bowan. says that his son was in a classroom and the authorities told him to " run for it ". and from where they say the gunman is on the uopposite side of the campus. and one other person is saying that her best friend was just removed from a class. and this statement just and from a phone call. and to our news
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from the police are tracking this phone call from an anonymous source. they say that this could possibly be a prank. but they are taking this very seriously. vicki liviakis , kron 4 news. >> how could you not the about this it is so close. >>pam: its a really big thing in the world right now - how can't you think about it? it's so close to you >>pam: last week's connecticut shooting still lingers on students minds. more tears fell in newtown, connecticut - as funerals today. meanwhile it was back to class for most in newtown. kron4's catherine heenan has the latest on the connecticut school massacre. and how the community is attempting to cope with this unspeakable tragedy. >>catherine: it's been four days since the school shooting in connecticut. the people of newtown are trying to return to some sense of routine.even as
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more children are buried. the children headed back to school tuesday were met by specially trained teachers. those staffers spent monday with experts - learning how to best handle the aftermath of the tragedy. >> one of the big things we have to do is have a sense of normalcy. school is part of that >> the children of sandy hook elementary are 'not' back in class yet. and probably won't be until after christmas. moving trucks continue to empty out their building.moving equipment to a vacant middle school where they'll go back to class. meantime.the sad string of funerals continued. 6-year-old jessica rekos is one of the 20 children gunned down friday morning. her funeral service began only minutes after another one - for classmate james mattioli - had wrapped up. while investigators promise answers in what happened. many wonder if it will ever really be clear why 20- year-old adam lanza did this. the fbi is trying to
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recover information from his hard drive.but one agent said 'the kid knew what he was doing' - referencing the fact adam apparently deliberately destroyed his hard drive to erase valuable evidence. a home search turned up no mental health medication. and authorities say lanza left no note or letter. no explanation for why he targeted innocent children. the one person who might have offered some answers - adams mother nancy. another of his victims. police say he shot her 4 times in the head. today.one of the people visiting a memorial was a former schoolmate of adam's. alan diaz know him back in 2008.when he was a high school freshman and adam lanza was a sophomore. >> "we all kind knew that like you know, he had problems socially and we had a feeling that there might have been something wrong with him, but obviously we never asked, we never thought it was our place to do so." ".the acts he did that day might have been evil, but at one time.he was just another kid."
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>>catherine: lanza's parents told friends and divorce mediators that their son suffered from ausberger's syndrome - a form of high- functioning autism. but it's not clear whether he was ever formally diagnosed. >>pam: here in the bay area, neighbors in one east bay community are coming together tonight to grieve and pay their respects to those who died in connecticut. new at six. kron 4's charles clifford is live for us tonight in pleasanton, where a vigil is about to begin. charles? >> right now, you are looking near henry more alimentary in pleasanton. this just began at 6:00 p.m. they are starting to trickle in. organizers are expecting quite a few people to show up even though it is chilly this evening in pleasanton. you see these people are holding candles, music, pictures of the victims from connecticut. this was put
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together from the supplementary parent/teacher association. from the elementary school teacher. association to wanted to help express their condolences of what happened and connecticut. >> pleasanton is a lot like a small town in connecticut. this could have just been as easily as our community. even the we are 3,000 mi. away we wanted to gather to of a sense of community. especially since it is the holidays. >>reporter: this runs until 9:00 p.m. in the p t a will also be collecting poems, pitchers, and even donations that they will be sending to the families of the victim's in connecticut. this will last until 9:00 p.m. we will have more coming up at 8:00 p.m. reporting from
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pleasanton, charles clifford, kron 4. >> fairfield police say this teen threatened to carry out attacks similar to the massacre in connecticut. now, the 18 year-old is facing felony criminal threat charges. investigators say sergio cabada posted a message online saying he supported the school shooter and thought of doing something similar. within hours of posting the message, investigators city of suisun. >> our developing story whit san jose city college has been on the lockdown since 4:30 this is from sky 7 abc seven high-definition video. the authorities have been scouring the campus making sure that no one is on the campus with a gun but they did to get a call that there was someone on campus with a gun. they do not want to take chances that this is
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possibly a prank or not. there are a number of police vehicles. this is on 2100 moorpark we continue to bring you developments throughout this story on this newscast. >> cold weather is on the way. the upper 40's, wait until tonight. i am talking about upper 20s for some of our protected valleys. i would not be surprised if we could break some records with record cold temperatures. if it looks like the frost and freeze warning could expire by 8:00 a.m. we could see clear conditions and plenty of sunshine. again, most of the bay area is under some watch or warning. we can see the freeze warning and the frost advisory for nearly everywhere else. temperatures in the 20's/30's. slippery
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sidewalks. do not be surprised if you see frost. how cold is it going to get? napa, santa rosa, 29 degrees. 30's in hayward, freezing in livermore more about the temperatures and walking you through the futurecast in my next report. >> the hottest teams in the bay area we're not talking about the 49ers. the golden state warriors believe it or not are in the best starts, ever. with a win over the heat, the atlanta hawks. the warriors are back in town, j. r. stone. >> the fans are fired up. i ran into a group from overseas and they were reading about this and the newspaper. they said why not we would go to our first nba game. they are here with
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other fans that are fired up. you can see game time is at 7:30 or earlier, the players were gearing up. against the hornets and yes, it is early but this is the best start in two decades and they have had eight out of 10 victories, six out of the last seven was a very difficult road trip. beating the miami heat and blowing out the atlanta hawks and even the kids are fired up. >> was the most excited about? >> when the warriors, when they took it the miami heat! it was awesome. >> is amazing that we're doing this well and finally getting some attention. >> we are fired up! >> are you staying warm over
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here? >> we are trying to. >> the best start in two decades to do expect that? >> no. >> and you are staying warm >> and she was trying often that distance. some of them are bundled up. it is called up. oakland. and they are bundled up -- and we are going to a more about this at 8:00 p.m. >>pam: thank you, j. r. our developing story is a san jose city college is on the lockdown. the campus has been cleared with the exception of the science and technology buildings. the authorities are going through those buildings, room by room to make sure that everybody is safe. there was word that somebody was on the campus with a gun
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>>pam: our developing story san jose city college has
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been on lockdown since 4:30 law-enforcement are trying to secure each building going room by room. to make sure that everybody is safe and trying to locate a man with a gun. somebody alerted o the word is that they f saw a man with a gun. authorities have not found that man yet but they're not taking any chances. we understand that certain buildings have been cleared with the exception of the science & technology buildings. they want to make sure that everybody is safe. this is video from abc seven sky abc high-definition video. vicki? >> this was from a twitter account from a san jose city college that police are
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tracking a call from an anonymous source. it could be a prank but needless to say nobody wants to take any chances. the campus is still on lockdown. this student is huddled with about 60 people. and a woman called in from the career technology center. she was alerted by an automatic emergency response system that is activated a speaker. a message was broadcast about an emergency on broadcast. that is how people are being informed. she is at the tech center and they are watching to the windows. some of these evening students possibly could not have known about this that are on campus. they are alerting the students that are " side. from inside. and a father of one of the students, james bal oneowan.. saying that the
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40's are advising students to " just run for it " saying that-authoritie are revising students and this student was also just evacuated. and bascom park street is blocked off. >> you have been checking with a social of media tell us about the facebook posting. >> it is interesting he has been giving us updated on the situation is able to communicate with his son. he said that his son is locked in one of the classrooms. this is when it just happened. with and just moments of the campus:on
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lockdown. there are police, choppers, and the police said that yesterday there was a report of a man on a campus with a knife. people are of course nervous after the connecticut massacre. we just received this advisory they are assisting the city police and the, the police and the campus-police. it has not been confirmed but they are taking this very seriously. several people have called 911. as of 6:00 p.m., there have been no injuries or reports. and no gunman has been located and no gunfire has been heard which is an important point. the san jose police and the san jose college city college police are actively searching all the buildings.
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with an active investigation going on. they are providing all of our mission to their 911 call center. all-information is being provided to the campus 911 call center. and this is a very fluid situation. the campus is still on the lockdown. >>pam: there is a lot of anxiety all over the country in light of what has happened in connecticut. certainly, there could be hoaxes and cruel pranks following the massacre. san jose city college has 18,000 students on campus. these are live pictures from sky 787. this is video also taken from sky 7 -- abc high-definition. again, this had started about 4:30. for
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nearly two hours, it has been on lockdown. there are still staff and students on campus. they want to make sure it that they have cleared all buildings and no begun and are on campus. to make sure that everybody is safe and make sure that there is no gunman -- will keep you updated after this quick break.
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>> and if we continue to follow this developing story and san jose city college. this is video from abc seven were law enforcement where-law enforcement are looking for a man with a gun. authorities were alerted from this phone call at 4: 30. the campus has been on
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the lockdown for nearly two hours. these are students waiting for the all clear. moorpark ave in san jose.. they do not want to take any chances on weather or not this could be a prank phone call. many copycats have been calling an " all around the country following the connecticut tragedy. they are not taking any chances. until they confirm that there is no one on campus with a gun or that this was a prank. they are asking everyone to stay inside while they go from room to room. and at san jose city
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college we will be back.
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>>pam: sense for 30, developing news san jose city college on the lockdown. students and staff about 18,000 students attend city college. there are fewer people on campus in the evening but none the less authorities are not taking any chances. it is continued to be on lockdown to make sure that there are no one on campus that is a risk. we will keep you updated and be back.
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>>pam: there is a lockdown on san jose city college and went into effect at 4:30 a man had been sighted on campus with a gun. you are
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looking at a video from abc seven this was shot earlier this evening. nonetheless, there are a number of law enforcement with the san jose police, campus police to. they are going to the campus buildings, class by class, room by room. to make sure that everyone is sake. you can imagine how tedious this is to make sure that everyone is -- safe, room by room. there was an automatic alert phone system on campus to make sure that they needed to stay in place. authorities are trying to determine if this is a real situation. or if this was a prank call in to authorities. we have the district chancellor.
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>> thank-you. and please identify yourself. >> i am the doctor district chancellor. >> can you give us an update. >> around 4:45 we've received a text message from our service that there was an individual with a handgun. the campus police responded immediately. surely, there after they were assistejose police departmy were able to focus the search near the science and technology buildings. the lockdown immediately began with a student text messaging system. after the
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area was limited to the buildings, the rest of the campus was evacuated to. class's of course are cancelled for this evening. and the police and the campus police are conducting a room by room search. at this point, no apprehension of any suspects. fortunately, there has been recent training for the campus police. i am in full confidence that they can handle this. just to be safe, just those two buildings are in those two buildings? >> ipad not sure how many classis and students per class -- i do not know how many -- classes are in those two buildings i do not want to guesstimate.
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>>pam: there was a call that came into how your phone call about a knife? >> yes. there was a student that witnessed somebody with a knife. >>pam: was that able to confirmed? >> i would have to double mail. to see if that individual was apprehended. >>pam: at this point there is at not at all clear but you feel certain that these are the only to buildings, the science and technology buildings are the ones of concern. can you perhaps estimate how large those build buildings are? >> the tech facility has four different floors. the science building is much
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larger than that. >> there is still a lot of ground they still have to cover? >> correct. >>pam: also that this could be a prank call. >> that is always a possibility. our campus police take every report seriously and they will respond appropriately. >> how long are they anticipating that this will clear these two buildings and to given a clear? >> i do not know. >> what is your concern that you have 18 the house and students that are registered for causes. and what is your concern as the leader of a school campus. particulate what happened in recently in connecticut? >> obviously, the tragedy in connecticut is impacting everybody and and morning.
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we are in morning-and as we have learned and recent trading the gun violence is escalating out educational institutions. as the chancellor of its institutions it is significantly a concern of what must be done and what should be done. we have done preventative like active shooter training. and also campus exercises but of course that is not enough. i certainly hope that this is without incident this evening. i am confident that our police are trained to handle that. >>pam: you are not able to or estimate how many students could be impacted how about the number of staff? >> i would relate not be able to share with you information like that unless
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i was sure. but i did check the police report of the individual brandishing a knife and was checked out. the report was made but nobody was identified. >>pam: thank you. i know that you have a busy night ahead of you. one last question are you a anticipating the classes will be open tomorrow? >> we will send out a notice. and we are able to do that and a very short notice. i suspect that we will be able to finalize this so students need access. >>pam: doctor, thank you so much for your time in the update. we appreciate that and again to clarify for our audience, the campus at san jose city college has been on lockdown for over two
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hours. all of the buildings have been cleared with the exception of the tech building of the science of building. authorities are going floor by floor searching to make sure that there are no gunman. and to make sure that everybody is safe. the rest of the campus has been given a all clear we will be back.
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>>pam: san jose city college is on the lockdown for over two hours after a gunman was reported on campus. we just spoke with the chancellor. there are two buildings that are on lockdown the science and technology buildings are still being searched by off for peac authorities. there are
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still students and staff and those two buildings and they are on the lockdown pending an all clear from authorities as they illustrated they are taking this threat seriously. at the same time the are investigating weather or not weather or not this could have been a prank call. there have been many reported following the tragedy in connecticut. there have been a number of hoaxes and authorities are wondering weather or not this is one of them but nonetheless, they're taking the proper precautions. most of the campus has been released but nonetheless, there are the technology and science buildings that are still on the lockdown, there are students and staff members. they are waiting for the all clear. the
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americans the alert system text messaging went to students earlier today. to put everybody on alert. and making sure that all of the staff members were informed of what was going on area has been cleared and 80. also, a has an update. >> the calls have been streaming and we've been checking out social media. there has been a phone call that she is with about 60 people. catherine on what to do. we also received a call at the business/marketing division at the career
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technology center. i believe that is the tech building. he is with a smaller building because this is at the end of the day the transition from the daytime students in we were able to see the website.. the college time and it said that the alert system went out at 5:805 for all students, faculty and staff are advised to turn off the lights and remain quiet. helicopters were dispatched and a swat team was on the campus. the officers were visible outside of the technology center of bascom with their
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weapons drawn. the police closed moorpark avenue they still have no confirmation but he is reported to be on the third floor. the police are continuing to search for the suspect. no reports of shots fired. and this is just and san jose city college. john marionon saying that there could be a prank there could be still a prank but we are continuing to fall less. >>pam: but they cannot afford to take any chances. it is unfortunate that there even is a gunman on campus at second that somebody would call a prank at such a sensitive time, in
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particular of what happened in connecticut last week. as the nation is still dealing with that tragedy. to have these episodes keeping everybody anxious and on edge. we have a reporter in the area and most of the campus has been cleared. those buildings that vicki mentioned the city council police and the san jose police and reggie kumar is on the foamphone. reggie? >> yes, there is a heavy police presence, pam. they are turning people around and not allowing people to enter the campus. as you can imagine, the president has said that there is no evidence of a gunman on campus. just a report of a
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gunman on campus but no evidence of shots fired. they have not found the gunman. besides the science and technical they are on partial lock down. at this point, students are being turned around even the students that are here to take their final exams, and night time. >>pam: students must be perplexed by what is going on. >> i would imagine i've not been able to speak with them. but this is finals week and with a report of a gunman on campus there on edge. >>pam: we understand that the students alert system for campuses class tomorrow. how can you provide the
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scope of the police presence? >>reporter: there are several at the entrance. i also saw some of them holding weapons. the officer told me that everything is being routed to a different direction. at this point they're not even along the media. this possible, and being on campus. at this point, very heavy police presence. >>pam: because of the rush hour difficulty getting to san jose. and it is traffic just being rerouted away from the campus? can you tell us what streets are impacted? >> moorpark and turner. there is a police
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there that is rerouting traffic. there are a long line of cars trying to make its way on campus. >>pam: reggie kumar, thank you. we will be right back. have a good night. here you go. you, too.
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>>pam: our developing story the san jose city college is on the lockdown from 4:30 this is live picture from abc seven high-definition used. authorities received reports that a man was on the campus with a gun. we have a reporter on the scene with more, coming up.
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>>pam: just to recap our developing story san jose city college has been on the lockdown since 4:30 this is a live picture from the bc 7 all buildings have been clear with the exception of the science and technology buildings. authorities are still searching the floor by floor. there are still students and staff will have a complete update on this coming up in one hour at 8:00 p.m. we will see you, then.
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